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Mechanism and other International Organizations based in Arusha welcome the public to the Arusha International Organizations Day


The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) and other international, regional and sub-regional organizations in Arusha, including the African Court for Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Institute of International Law; the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption, the East African Community and its Organs and  Institutions, the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community, the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute, and the Pan African Postal Union, will host the second Arusha International Organizations Open Day on Saturday, 3 November 2018.

Similar to last year, this year’s event will take place from 10:00 to 17:00 at the premises of the Mechanism at Lakilaki, Arusha, Tanzania.During the Open Day, the public will have the opportunity to listen to welcoming speeches from Mechanism Judge William H. Sekule, the Heads of the International Organizations, and from the guest of honour, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Hon. Dr. Augustine Mahiga, or his representative, as well as from the Regional Commissioner for Arusha and the Lord Mayor of the city of Arusha.

Following these speeches, there will be a variety of presentations through the course of the day at the courtroom and the stands of the respective international organizations.As part of the programme, presentations will be given by representatives of the Mechanism, including by Judge Sekule.

In addition, documentaries produced by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) will be screened, including the documentaries entitled “Justice Today” and “The Path to Reconciliation.

The public will also have the opportunity to visit an exhibition at the library about the rich archives of the ICTR and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

There will also be a medical team present to conduct free medical check-ups, as well as a children’s corner with activities for the younger visitors.

The Arusha International Organization’s Open Day is an annual event which aims to provide the general public with an opportunity to learn more about the mandate and functioning of the various international institutions based in Arusha. Snacks and refreshment will be served. 

Getting to the IRMCT

 The easiest way to get to the Mechanism by public transportation will be as follows:

Route 1: Njiro – Kijenge – City Center – Nairobi Road Junction – Lakilaki, Kisongo 
Pick-up Points 

i.        Arusha Institute of Accountancy
ii.        Impala Roundabout 
iii.        Clock Tower Roundabout 
iv.        Nairobi Road Junction – Lakilaki, Kisongo

Route 2: Sakina – Fortes – Majengo – Cultural Heritage – Lakilaki, Kisongo
Pick-up Points 

i.        Technical College 
ii.        Fortes 
iii.        Cultural Heritage – Lakilaki, Kisongo

Route 3: Kimandolu Cette Garden – Sanawari – Regional Commissioner’s Office – Benson Shop – Lakilaki, Kisongo
Pick-up Points 

i.        Kimandolu Cette Garden 
ii.        Phillips 
iii.        Sanawari 
iv.        Clock Tower Roundabout – Lakilaki, Kisongo

Route 4: Ngaramtoni ya juu – Majengo – Dodoma Road – Lakilaki, Kisongo
Pick-up Points 

i.        Ngaramtoni ya  juu 
ii.        Majengo 
iii.        Majengo/Dodoma Road junction



For more Information Contact:

Saida Joy Kessy, 
External Relations,
 Arusha Branch, UN International  Residual  Mechanism  for Criminal Tribunals,
(Mechanism) IRMCT 
Haki Road, Plot No. 486 Block A, Lakilaki Area, Arumeru District, P.O. Box 6016,|Arusha, Tanzania |Office B-031,
Tel: +1 212 963 2850 Ext 5013 (via New York); 179-5013,
Direct: +255 27 256 5013/+255767466696 (international)
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